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J&K Security Force Seizes Ammunitions In Kupwara

In Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara district, the security forces have seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition from a village near the Line of Control (LoC). The information was confirmed by the union territory police on April 19. As per PTI, the police recovered 10 pistols, 17 pistol magazines, 54 pistol rounds, and five hand grenades. Notably, the search operation was carried out after intelligence input.

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 12:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Terrorists, Ammunitions, Jammu and Kashmir Police, Security, Kupwara

Mehbooba Mufti

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PDP Condemns Handwara Worshippers Firing Incident: J&K

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) strongly condemned the incident of army personnel open fire at two worshippers in J&K's Handwara area. "Security forces barging into religious places, and shooting civilians is the level of unaccountability pervasive in J&K," said a PDP spokesperson. As per sources, in Kupwara district's Handwara area, an altercation broke out between security forces and worships coming out of a mosque, when two… read-more

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 03:39 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: J&K, Handwara, Kupwara, Mosque, PDP

Snowfall in higher reaches

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Army Rescues 14 Civilians In Twin Avalanches At Kupwara Kashmir

Indian Army in Kashmir reportedly rescued 14 civilians on January 18 in Kupwara district, after avalanches hit highway. The twin avalanches were triggered by snow in the morning, due to which Tangdhar-Chowkibal highway got blocked, and 14 civilians were stranded. According to a statement, "Army's rescue team, and GREF rushed to the area, and rescued the civilians, including women, children and a patient, who thanked Army for saving their… read-more

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 05:59 PM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Army, rescue mission, Kupwara, stranded, Snowy Mountain

Courtesy: KNS Kashmir

Snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir

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Temperature In Kupwara Drops To -4.4°C, Snowfall Expected In Kashmir

Temperature in the Kashmir valley will drop further over the next few days, said officials on December 30. Reportedly, the minimum temperature in Kupwara in north Kashmir reached minus 4.4 degrees Celsius. The Meteorological Department also predicted light rain/snow at a few places for two days starting from January 1. However, the valley is witnessing Chilla-i-Kalan or the harshest 40-day winter which begins on December 21. 

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 04:20 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: kashmir, snowfall, Kupwara, Cold Wave, Meteorological Department

J&K Police

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Two BJP Workers, PSOs Held For Faking Militant Attack In J&K

J&K Police have arrested two BJP workers and their PSOs for allegedly staging a militant attack last week in the Kupwara district to get increased security cover. The Party's IT cell in-charge, Ishfaq Ahmad Mir, and district spokesperson Basharat Ahmad and their two PSOs were involved, police stated. BJP has suspended Ishfaq's father Mohammad Shafi Mir, the party district President. Details will be revealed soon, said police.

Wed, 21 Jul 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: J&K, BJP Workers, fake militant attack, Kupwara

Courtesy: The Indian Express

J&K's Machil receives electricity after 74 years of Independence

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Machil Sector of J&K to Receive 24-Hour Electricity, 74 Years after Independence

The Machil sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district becomes the second area to receive 24-hour of electricity supply for the first time after 74 years of Independence. In the first phase of electricity supply along the Line of Actual Control along the India-Pakistan border, only Keran sector had received the full-time supply. Principal Secretary (Power- J&K) Rohit Kansal mentioned, "Soon, we would be providing electricity to… read-more

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 11:50 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: J&K, Electricity, India, Independence, Kupwara

Courtesy: NDTV